On Fri, 2009-03-06 at 01:40 -0500, Paul M Foster wrote: > On Fri, Mar 06, 2009 at 04:24:24PM +1100, Clancy wrote: > > > I bought some appliance recently, and found that they had thrown in a 2G > > USB key for good > > luck. I guess I ought to be able to put a PHP server plus a copy of my > > website on it for > > demonstration purposes, but has anyone actually tried it, and if so are > > there any traps to > > avoid? > > Maybe I'm dense or I don't understand your question. It sounds like you > want to run lighttpd or apache on this USB device in order to serve up > your website. If so, then the device would have to be assigned a > separate IP address from the machine it's mounted on. Someone would have > to be able to surf to that IP at least, much less have the IP address > translated into a name. Otherwise, there's no way a web server can serve > up a website; it has to have an IP address. I don't know how you'd > possibly do that. Even then, you'd have to mount the device and then > issue a separate call to the USB-hosted web server to start, and then > serve your site up.
127.0.0.1 and name localhost should suffice. You might want to use a non-standard port so that it doesn't conflict with anything else the machine is running. Cheers, Rob. -- http://www.interjinn.com Application and Templating Framework for PHP -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php